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    Stephan Schaller

    2017-10-05T14:31:03Z

    GERMANY: Currently head of the global motor-cycle division at BMW Group, Stephan Schaller is to take over as President & CEO of Voith with effect from April 1 2018, succeeding Dr Hubert Lienhard , who is retiring after 10 years as CEO and will join the company’s supervisory board. ...

  • Jochen Eickholt becomes Integration Manager for the Siemens-Alstom merger.
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    Eickholt to lead Siemens-Alstom integration

    2017-10-04T11:55:07Z

    INTERNATIONAL: The CEO of Siemens’ Mobility Division, Dr Jochen Eickholt, has been appointed Integration Manager to oversee the planned merger of Siemens' mobility business with Alstom, the company announced on October 4. He took up his new role with effect from October 1, following the announcement of the merger agreement ...

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    Piyush Goyal

    2017-10-02T13:06:18Z

    INDIA: Piyush Goyal has been named Minister of Railways and Minister of Coal, replacing Suresh Prabhu who relinquished the rail portfolio after a recent series of accidents and becomes Minister of Commerce & Industry.

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    Trenitalia leadership reshaped

    2017-09-26T14:07:15Z

    ITALY: Following the completion of a corporate restructuring programme and the consolidation of rail freight operations into Mercitalia, FS Group has appointed a new leadership team to run its national passenger business Trenitalia. With effect from the annual shareholder meeting on September 15, Tiziano Onesti has been named President, ...

  • CER Executive Director Libor Lochman (right) with newly-elected Chairman Crister Fritzson (left).
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    CER appoints Fritzson as Chairman

    2017-09-25T15:45:58Z

    EUROPE: CER named SJ CEO & President Crister Fritzson as its Chairman at its General Assembly in Gdańsk on September 25. Having served as Acting Chairman since February, Fritzson, who is also Chairman of the Association of Swedish Train Operators, will begin the two-year term immediately. He described ...

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    Andy Mellors

    2017-08-07T10:19:43Z

    FirstGroup and MTR have appointed Andy Mellors as Managing Director of the replacement UK South Western passenger franchise, due to start on August 20. He is currently Engineering Director & Deputy Managing Director at Great Western Railway.

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    Clio Liegeois

    2017-08-04T11:26:20Z

    Clio Liegeois , Legal Advisor at Belgium’s Federal Public Service Mobility & Transport, has been elected Chair of the EU Agency for Railways Management Board, succeeding Mats Andersson .

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    Carlos Gomes Nogueira

    2017-08-01T11:02:50Z

    Portuguese national operator Comboios de Portugal has named Carlos Gomes Nogueira as President, while Sérgio Abrantes Machado and Ana dos Santos Malho join him on the CP board.

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    Catherine Guillouard

    2017-07-26T12:52:22Z

    Catherine Guillouard has been appointed to RATP by ministerial decree and, subject to government approval, was expected to succeed Elisabeth Borne as President by the end of July.

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    Ronald Batory

    2017-07-25T08:36:53Z

    US President Donald Trump has nominated former Conrail President & CEO Ronald Batory to serve as Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, while Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has appointed Heath Hall as Deputy Administrator.

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    David Brown

    2017-07-13T10:05:46Z

    David Brown is to become Managing Director of Arriva Rail North in September. Currently CEO of regional agency Transport for the North, he will succeed Alan Chaplin , who has been Acting MD of the Northern franchise since the departure of Alex Hynes .

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    Sally Librera

    2017-07-11T08:51:24Z

    New York MTA has appointed Sally Librera as Vice-President and Chief Officer of Staten Island Railway, succeeding Douglas Connett .

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    Carolyn Griffiths

    2017-07-10T10:42:22Z

    Carolyn Griffiths has been elected as President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers for 2017-18. The founding Chief Inspector of the UK’s Rail Accident Investigation Branch and currently a Non-Executive Director of Irish Rail, she succeeds Jon Hilton .

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    Jeffrey Rosen

    2017-07-06T10:00:14Z

    The US Senate has confirmed lawyer and former Amtrak board member Jeffrey Rosen as Deputy Secretary at the federal Department of Transportation.

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    Céline Sibert

    2017-07-03T08:28:15Z

    SNCF has appointed Céline Sibert as Security Director, succeeding Christian Lambert , while Henriette Chaubon replaces Bernard Cieutat as Mediator.

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    Aurizon restructuring

    2017-06-29T08:33:09Z

    Joining from Alinta Energy, Michael Riches takes over as Group Executive, Network, at Australian freight operator Aurizon with effect from July 1. He succeeds Alex Kummant who is stepping down after five years with the company. The change comes with the implementation of a new management structure announced ...

  • Amtrak has named Richard Anderson as its next President & Chief Executive.
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    Airline veteran Richard Anderson to head Amtrak

    2017-06-27T11:26:59Z

    USA: National passenger operator Amtrak named Richard Anderson as its next President & Chief Executive on June 26. The former CEO of Delta and Northwest Airlines will take up the post on July 12, acting as co-CEO with incumbent Wick Moorman until December 31. Moorman had joined Amtrak in September ...

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    Oscar Vazquez

    2017-06-14T11:17:54Z

    Oscar Vazquez has been named Country Managing Director for Bombardier Transportation in Spain. Retaining his role as Project Portfolio Head for Continental Europe & Metro Applications, he replaces Álvaro Rengifo who will continue in an advisory role.

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    Dr Joaquin Arambula

    2017-06-13T12:49:25Z

    Dr Joaquin Arambula has been appointed to the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors as an ex-officio member, while CEO Jeff Morales stepped down on June 2.

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    Patrick Jeantet

    2017-06-12T13:09:38Z

    SNCF Réseau President Patrick Jeantet has been elected as President of French railway industry association Fer de France, succeeding Egis Group President Nicolas Jachiet .